Historical Village Thanks Volunteers at Appreciation Luncheon

Bill Bachman, Connie Bukowick, Ann Heymann, Kathy Lear, Gail Garlinghouse

The Sanibel Historical Village on Monday held a luncheon to thank its volunteers for all they do to help the museum. More than 65 volunteers attended the event held at The Dunes.

“The village could not function without our family of volunteers,” said Executive Director Emilie Alfino. “They are highly skilled and informed about the island’s history, and they get scores of compliments from our guests. We are very lucky to have such wonderful people involved in our village.”

Volunteers celebrating anniversaries were recognized, as were new volunteers.

The historical village is currently open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. Beginning in May, the village switches to summer hours, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The village is located at 950 Dunlop Road (next to BIG ARTS). Admission is $10 for adults 18 and older; those under 18 and members are free. Docent-guided tours are available at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. at no extra charge, based upon docent availability. There is handicap access to all buildings. For information, call 472-4648 during business hours or visit www.sanibelmuseum.org.

Julie Kocourek, Terry Jewett, Gerri Perkins, Sally Shelton, Irene Kaplan

 

Georgianna Sorensen, Susan Greenberg, Jewel Jensen, Tracey Tenney, Jackie Kelley, Bruce Richardson, Carolyn Ruff, Sharon Kaltenmark

 

Paula Newton, Deb Gleason, Annette Cantalupo

 

Sanibel Historical Museum and Village is open Tuesdays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Summer Hours: May 1- July 31, Tues-Sat, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. We will be closed entirely beginning August 1st and will reopen October 15th). The Sanibel Historical Village is located at 950 Dunlop Road (next to BIG ARTS) and there is handicap access to eight of the nine buildings. Admission is FREE for SHMV members and non-members (adults ages 18 years and up). Donations are greatly appreciated to assist in our Hurricane Ian recovery efforts.  For more information, call 472-4648 during museum hours or visit www.sanibelmuseum.org.

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